June is when Cleveland turns really dog friendly. From 5Ks to baseball games and wine tastings, this month is packed with activities for you and your dog.
June 1 , Market in Rocky River
This dog friendly 5K run or 1 mile walk includes a post-race brunch at Market in Rocky River. Proceeds from the race will benefit the Greyhound Adoption of Ohio. Find out more here: http://www.hermescleveland.com/roadracing/events/greytrace.asp
Freedom Dog Fest including 5K & 1.75 Mutt Strut
June 1, Aurora
You can bring your dog for the 5K or the 1.75 mile walk at Sunny Lake Park in Aurora. Following the run, the Freedom Dog Fest continues at Trails & Tails Dog Park, 841 Page Rd. Rescue groups and vendors will also be on hand. Visit www.freedomgreyhoundrescue.org for more information.
Akron Pet Expo
June 7, Hardesty Park, Akron
The pet expo will include an appearance by Dick Goddard, a cute pet contest and over 50 shelters and 60 vendors. Bring your non-dog owning friends! The goal for this year’s event is 200 adoptions.
Woof, Wag and Wine,
June 14, Grand River Cellars, Madison
Bring your dog and enjoy a wine tasting at Grand Rivers Cellars. All proceeds from the event will go to the Lake Humane Society. There will also be a silent auction and live music. Find out more at: http://www.lakehumane.org/woofwagandwine.html
June 17, Progressive Field
It’s time for some baseball – with your dog! Bring your dog to watch the Indians take on the Los Angeles Angels. Game time is 7:05, but you’ll want to get there early to take part in the pre-game puppy parade (starts at 6:15). Find out more and buy tickets at: http://cleveland.indians.mlb.com/cle/ticketing/puppypalooza.jsp
Woof in the City
June 29, Shaker Heights
This dog festival will include lunch and a cash bar as well as treats and activities for the dogs including a “Best in Show” Mock Competition. Area pet rescues, retailers, and pet health professionals will also be on hand at the “Doggie Bazaar.” Find out more and get tickets here: http://squadfiftyone.com/woof-in-the-city/ nd your dog up to this month?